Two militants killed in encounter in Pulwama

PTI
Monday, 29 May 2017

At least two militants were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir.

SRINAGAR: At least two militants were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Soimoh village of Tral, 36 kms from here, following information about presence of some top Hizbul Mujhaideen militants in the area, a police official said.

He said as the security forces were closing on the house where the militants were hiding, the ultras opened fire.

The security forces retaliated, killing two militants. The operation was in progress when last reports came in. 

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